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Moosejaw Experts Pick Top Holiday Gear For 2015

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[leadin]Founded in 1992, Moosejaw is a top source for outdoors gear. We polled the company’s gear experts and buying team to distill a list of ready-to-gift gear items this holiday season.[/leadin]

The product picks — 15 items in all — include a range of prices and activity focuses, from stocking stuffers to “dream gifts,” as well as a look at the new Moosejaw apparel and outerwear line for women and men.

Moosejaw Women’s Mt. Elliott Insulated Waterproof Jacket


This do-all winter jacket is insulated with 133g of Primaloft Silver for extra warmth. It is waterproof and breathable with sealed seams, and it comes with touches like a fleece-lined collar and cuffs with thumbholes to keep out the chill. $279, more info / buy now

Sea to Summit X-Pot

GearJunkie awarded the X-Pot line as a “best in show” upon debut, and after testing we have given the innovative, collapsible pots our permanent thumbs-up. $59.95, more info / buy now

Helle Turmann Knife

A classic knife, the Helle has a curly birch handle and a three-inch stainless steel blade. It weighs just 3.1 ounces and comes with a leather sheath. $99, more info / buy now

Moosejaw Men’s Wabash PrimaLoft 80 Insulator Hoody


A mid-weight insulator perfect for active types who get outside all winter. It has 80g of Primaloft Silver insulation (most competitors have 60g) to keep the core warm, while stretch panels on the sides vent excess heat when you sweat. $139, more info / buy now

Moosejaw Men’s Mt. Elliott Insulated Waterproof Jacket

Insulated, waterproof, seam sealed, and pockets for days. GearJunkie tested this do-all PrimaLoft insulated jacket and can confirm it is water tight and will keep you warm in winter’s worst. $279, more info / buy now

LifeStraw Personal Water Filter

lifestraw filter

Find a lake or river and grab a drink — this popular filter-straw removes a touted 99.9999% of waterborne bacteria (and 99.9% of protozoan parasites), filtering down to 0.2 microns for potable water almost anywhere. $19.95, more info / buy now

Moosejaw Axel Foley Tritan Nalgene Bottle


Notes Moosejaw, “Just about everyone in the Secret Headquarters has one of these babies.” The Nalgene bottle is requisite hydration gear for anyone involved in the outdoors. $12, more info / buy now

MPOWERD Luci Original Light


Use it as a flashlight or a diffused camping lantern, the Luci is an easy gift for any camper. It recharges with sunlight during the day and lights up a tent at night. $11.96, more info / buy now

YETI Rambler Lowball

A favorite GearJunkie beverage container, the Lowball keeps drinks cold and ice solid, for hours. Bonus: Its double stainless steel walls don’t “sweat,” no coasters required even on a varnished wood surface. $24.99, more info / buy now

Canada Goose Men’s Burnett Jacket


An exclusive color motif for Moosejaw, this primo Canada Goose design couples duck-down warmth with a “military inspired” aesthetic and slimmer fit to make this a wear-anywhere parka and a high-end dream gift. $724.95, more info / buy now

Laundromat Men’s Patchwork Sweater

Casual and cozy, this hoodie is fleece-lined and made with merino wool. Best use? Wintertime lollygagging, Moosejaw cites. $153.86, more info / buy now

Suunto Traverse GPS Watch


A GearJunkie favorite, this do-all adventurer’s watch has the requisite GPS, compass, and altimeter features, plus push notifications for syncing with a phone. Made in Finland. $450, more info / buy now

Hilleberg Anjan 2 Person Tent

As an American Alpine Institute “guides choice” award winner, this three-season shelter is top quality in the world of tents. GearJunkie-tested, Hilleberg tents are built for many years of outdoors use and abuse. $630, more info / buy now

Hydro Flask 16oz Insulated Pint Cup

pints A GearJunkie tester dubbed this a “Next Generation Pint Glass,” including a double-wall design, a grippy powder-coat exterior, and a lip made to “feel like you’re drinking from glass.” $21.95, more info / buy now

Black Diamond Moji Lantern

A bomber LED lantern, this unit gives 100 lumens of light for illuminating a whole camp cooking area, a large tent interior, and beyond. $19.95, more info / buy now

–Article sponsored by Moosejaw.

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